Did you know that Minnesotans were the first to volunteer troops to fight in the Civil War? Did you know that Minnesotans fired the first shots at the beginning of America’s involvement in the Pacific War of World War II? Did you know that a famous Minnesota aviator was the first to make a solo, non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean, stretching and proving the capabilities of aircraft?
Arn Kind, a teacher for the past 37 years will share his love of history and provide a hand-on experience for the audience about the many ways the state of Minnesota was first! This program is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome. Join us for an exciting look at Minnesota history.
This program, sponsored by Arrowhead Library System, was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. To learn more about Arrowhead Legacy Events, please see our calendar at www.arrowhead.lib.mn.us/whats-new, find us on Twitter www.twitter.com/ArrowheadLegacy or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ArrowheadLegacy.